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Ibn al-Haytham: The Visionary Muslim Scientist Who Paved the Way for Modern Photography

Introduction In today’s age, the act of capturing transient life moments using smartphones and digital cameras is an instinctive ritual. Yet, the origins of this technological marvel find their genesis in the visionary work of a brilliant 10th-century Muslim scientist, Ibn al-Haytham. Hailing from Basra, Iraq, around 965 AD, al-Haytham, also known as Alhazen, emerged …

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11 Facts About Photography on World Photography Day

Photography, an art form that captures moments frozen in time, has evolved significantly since its inception. As we celebrate World Photography Day, let’s delve into the intriguing history and unique aspects of this medium. From the very first photograph to the rise of digital imagery, photography has a fascinating tale to tell. Following are 11 …

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